Super September: Pumpin’ quarters with Contra III

Categories: Retro, Videos

  Back in a time when muscular men boasting buzz cuts and bazookas rained a hellfire of bullets down upon arcades, there was one testosterone-infused series that stood defiantly atop the trash heap of battered meat carcasses and crushed skulls left in its wake. Part Aliens, part Terminator, and featuring…

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Super September: Boosting up to Mode 7 with F-Zero

Author: Ricky Berg
Categories: Retro, Videos

  There were only two games available on the Super Nintendo when it released in Japan, both of which are making their way to the SNES Classic. Super Mario World was undoubtedly the star of the show, supercharging an established series and eventually going on to become the best-selling game…

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Speedrun Sunday: A Fecal Fight of Biblical Proportions

Categories: Switch, Videos

Welcome to Speedrun Sunday: that sadistic time of the week where we occasionally dare to challenge both your D-pad’s durability and sanity’s stamina with the ultimate test in video game bragging rights. Hot off the red-tinted heels of our irresponsibly speedy Sonic Mania challenge comes yet another ruthless run that…

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Nintendo Wiretap (9/8/17)

Categories: 3DS, Mobile, News, Retro, Switch, Videos

  Welcome to the Nintendo Wiretap! Each day the team here at Nintendo Wire works tirelessly to bring you the best, most relevant late-breaking Nintendo news this side of the Mushroom Kingdom. To help make ingesting all these meaty stories easier than Kirby hopped up on Miracle Fruit, we’ve compiled…

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Metroid II: Return of Samus | Livestream

Author: Lauren Musni
Categories: 3DS, Retro, Videos

Nintendo Wire’s Amiibo Jason, Matthew Weidner and Happily Candied played Metroid II while discussing the series’ long Nintendo history on Thursday night in celebration of Metroid: Samus Returns’ upcoming release. If you missed hanging out, you can catch up with their discussion by watching the recorded stream below.    

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Nintendo Wiretap (9/4/17)

  Welcome to the Nintendo Wiretap! Each day the team here at Nintendo Wire works tirelessly to bring you the best, most relevant late-breaking Nintendo news this side of the Mushroom Kingdom. To help make ingesting all these meaty stories easier than Kirby hopped up on Miracle Fruit, we’ve compiled…

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